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List of Industries Employing Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

The following industries employ Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food ,  SOC Code  35-3021  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Short-term on-the-job training  (4).  This list is sorted by the 2014 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Full-Service Restaurants   (NAICS 722500 ) 258,700 351,900 93,200
Grocery Stores   (NAICS 445100 ) 20,000 23,900 3,900
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 19,100 21,400 2,300
Special Food Services   (NAICS 722300 ) 6,100 7,000 900
Specialty Food Stores   (NAICS 445200 ) 3,100 3,200 100
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 2,800 3,300 500
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 2,500 2,400 -100
Other General Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 452900 ) 2,300 3,000 700
Department Stores   (NAICS 452100 ) 1,900 1,900 0
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 1,800 2,000 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Accommodation   (NAICS 721000 ) 1,700 1,900 200
Other Amusement & Recreation Industries   (NAICS 713900 ) 1,100 1,200 100
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 700 800 100
Community Care Facility for the Elderly   (NAICS 623300 ) 600 800 200
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 600 600 0
Nursing Care Facilities   (NAICS 623100 ) 500 600 100
Individual and Family Services   (NAICS 624100 ) 300 400 100
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing   (NAICS 311800 ) 300 300 0
Lessors of Real Estate   (NAICS 531100 ) 300 300 0
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 200 300 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Museums, Parks and Historical Sites   (NAICS 712000 ) 200 300 100
Performing Arts Companies   (NAICS 711100 ) 100 100 0
Other Schools and Instruction   (NAICS 611600 ) 100 100 0

Data Notes:

(1)  Source:  These data come from the Industry and Occupation Employment Projections program of the Employment Development Department.  All employment figures have been rounded to the nearest 100.  See the Occupational Projections - Introduction and Methods and the Industry Projections - Introduction and Methods for more information.  Some occupation/industry combinations may not be included to protect employer confidentiality or because the base survey resulted in a large standard error.

Although these Staffing Patterns are not provided below the state level, the Employment Projections by Industry and Occupation are available by county or groups of counties.

(2)  The NAICS - North American Industry Classification System is the nationally recognized system to categorize industries. See the NAICS Division Structure at the U.S. Department of Labor Web site for a complete list of industries and their definitions.

(3)  "SOC Code" - Search for a particular Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code or occupation title at the Bureau of Labor Statistics Web site.

(4) The Training Levels were developed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are meant to show the education and training needed for someone to perform that occupation. It also reflects the preferred training requirements of most employers. For a complete list of the training levels go to BLS Training Level Definitions

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